Re: [MBZ] OT - blender vs. "food processor"?

2015-09-19 Thread OK Don via Mercedes
My wife has been using the Cuisinart fro almost a month now, and is VERY pleased with it. She grumbled about it taking yet more precious counter space at first, but has come to appreciate how much it does so fast. Thanks for the recommendation - I haven't had fresh pesto since last night, with

Re: [MBZ] OT - blender vs. food processor?

2015-08-10 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Observe what it does to your waistline as well. ;) On Mon, Aug 10, 2015 at 9:40 AM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: My buddy finished his baking courses at the local CC and is now into the ice cream phase. He brought me a sample of his recent homework, it is like a big

Re: [MBZ] OT - blender vs. food processor?

2015-08-10 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
Yes to what AS said. Try coconut milk in your next batch of ice cream. --R On 8/9/15 9:21 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes wrote: Yeah, a Cuisinart makes short work of pesto. Made blueberry ice cream from almond milk, frozen blues, sugar, vanilla, and ice cubes. Took less than a minute

Re: [MBZ] OT - blender vs. food processor?

2015-08-10 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Coconut milk would be quite rich. I was thinking regular milk, perhaps with some half and half thrown in. I also probably overblended - went past the point when the mixture gelled to a solid, causing it to then relapse to a smoothie/slushie texture. On Mon, Aug 10, 2015 at 9:14 AM, Rich Thomas

Re: [MBZ] OT - blender vs. food processor?

2015-08-09 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Yeah, a Cuisinart makes short work of pesto. Made blueberry ice cream from almond milk, frozen blues, sugar, vanilla, and ice cubes. Took less than a minute in the Blendtec and it was smooth and surprisingly tasty (although next time I will halve the sugar). The vanilla compensated for the